Irish wildflowers sitemap More: Rushes, Wood-rushes

Luzula pilosa

Hairy Wood-rush
Luzula pilosa
Giúnach coille
Family: Juncaceae

Flowering April-June. Perennial. Native.

Solitary flowers with yellowish-green styles on slender, down-turning stalks. Egg-shaped fruit, longer than tepals. Tufted stems, leaves about as long as stems. Height: 20-25cm.

Well-drained, moist, shady woods, hedgerows. Usually grows in moss or leaf-litter, intolerant of competion. Most frequent in North, also found in S and E Ireland. Decreasing.



Hairy Wood-rush. Glengarriff woods, April 2008

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